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Tool to build NPM packages

I use Dist::Zilla to build CPAN distributions, what should I use when building NPM packages? Is there something like Dist::Zilla in the Node.js ecosystem? Dist::Zilla is a tool to produce a release ...
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Is there something like Dist::Zilla in Ruby?

Dist::Zilla is a tool to automate many authoring and packaging tasks for module authors. Is there a similar thing in Ruby?
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What would be the nearest equivalent of Perl's Dist::Zilla in Python?

I find Dist::Zilla very helpful in building modules/packages (distributions, in Perl lingo) and wonder what the Python equivalent is.
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Perl module to download (large) files with progress indication

I'd like to show a progress bar while downloading a big file, but even better to have a way of monitoring the progress and thus being able of customizing the progress indication. I'm using Perl and ...
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What is a good Docker base image for Perl software development?

I'm developing a package using Perl and a lot of dependencies that I manage to install via cpanm. I'd like to distribute the software also as a Docker container. I'd like to have some hints on which ...
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Alternatives to Python and Perl for scripting on linux servers

Are there any modern scripting alternatives to Python and Perl on linux servers? I like Python, but I'm not fond of the indentation way of structuring code. In that regards, Perl is way better. ...
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Looking for a simple “build” system for installing a Perl script, data files and man pages

For a small project I have a perl script, a bunch of images and (in the future) a man page to install. I'm looking for a simple "build" system under Linux (no Windows needed, and probably also no ...
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Amazon S3 - which of Perl packages to use to access it

I've found the following FreeBSD Perl packages to access Amazon S3 API. Please advise me which of them to use: p5-Net-Amazon (Net::Amazon) p5-Net-Amazon-AWSSign p5-Net-Amazon-Signature p5-Net-Amazon-...
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Command-line tool to scan for and suggest fixes for XSS and SQLi vulnerabilities in Perl?

For a customized online editor, I would like to automatically detect SQLi or XSS vulnerabilities and provide a convenient way to auto-correct them. Rather than creating my own scanning/suggestion ...
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Perl-written MkDocs equivalent to convert trees of Markdown or POD to HTML with index in each file

Current situation I like the git-push-triggered documentation generation service of ReadTheDocs. It's nicely layouted, can cope with cross-references between documentation files and generates a nice ...
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Tools to test coding style (Perl, JavaScript ) before a commit is allowed into the main repo

Can any one recommend a tool that will allow me to define a set of coding style requirements, and prevent anything that violates this style from being committed into the main HG repository. I know ...
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Is there a Marpa port for Node.js or other Earley parser with full abstract syntax forest support?

Marpa is an implementation of an Earley parser for Perl. Earley parsers are parsers which can handle very ambiguous grammars in cubic time in the general case - O(n3). There are some Earley parsers ...
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Bytecode interpreter in Perl

Background: Need implement a parser/interpreter for some "special language syntax". My idea is, doing it in two phases: parse and compile the language into an intermediate code (bytecode) interpret ...
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Simple flat file CMS (or blog/wiki) engine written in Perl

Looking for a CMS (or blog or wiki) engine what has the following attributes: written in Perl (modern style) uses Plack (server Starman or such) flat file engine, e.g. requires no external database ...
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Perl interpreter for Windows

Perl interpreter for windows: Must run natively (e.g. no CYGWin etc...) Must support a large chunk of CPAN libraries (meaning you can download them prebuilt, like PPMs from ActiveState). Must refresh ...
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Perl IDE that is native to Windows and has good Perl integration

Looking for Perl IDE, that has good Perl integration: Syntax Highlighting Autocomplete (ideally, syntax-aware) Ability to build function lists and jump to function definition from a function list ...